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Plein air drawing, a kit and my plain simple verdict

The idea of plein air painting and drawing... all right, plein air anything has fascinated me for a long time. I have seen (and envied) painters who just go out and face the elements, take in the real experience and... Continue Reading →

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Rat-attack

While I was flipping through and reorganizing my pattern folder I (re)discovered something: an old idea I had for a rat bookmark. Looking at the drawing now, I am not sure why I put it away. What I mean is,... Continue Reading →

Beets me!

I admit, last year I went a teeeny bit crazy with my love for pumpkin. In case you missed it here is the post. (But then don't tell me I didn't warn you!) I blame it on .... oh jeez,... Continue Reading →

A guarded whisper

I don't know about you, but when I look at an artwork that depicts people I always have this eerie feeling that the person in the painting will come to life. I have this vision of the figure turning around,... Continue Reading →

A furry wedding present

This weekend we attended the wedding of two of our good friends. I was thrilled to attend the ceremony and to wish them all the happiness for their now joint journey. I was also very excited, because our friends asked... Continue Reading →

Preparing for a birthday

Last week I took a little break from work and this blog to paint a bit. Namely to repaint our home. With my husband we thought we'd tackle it as a bit of a joint DIY project. It started out... Continue Reading →

Doodling

For some time I've been thinking that the image I use for my header could do with a little makeover. Don't get me wrong, I love the drawing. It represents a very important part of my past, which I do... Continue Reading →

Swans in the lake

I don't know if it was the long gloomy winter days, the lack of sunshine or a particularly though couple of days at work, but both my husband and I felt we needed some time off to relax and re-energize... Continue Reading →

Angels

I thought I'd close this nostalgic trip back in time with angels. (If you missed my previous posts you will find the first here and the second here) Now, these drawings really surprised me. For one, because I forgot all... Continue Reading →

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